School of Medicine

Pediatrics General Pediatrics

Quality Improvement

The Utah Pediatric Partnership to Improve Healthcare Quality (UPIQ) is a coalition to advance quality and transform health care for children and their families. We are a durable state collaboration of public and private partners adopting the science of quality improvement and a systems approach to change healthcare infrastructure and practice.

UPIQ is a member of the National Improvement Partnership Network.

Our current activities

  1. Pediatrics TeleECHO
  2. Children’s Mental Health Access and Integration Community Collabortive
  3. Utah Asthma Program
  4. Children's Behavioral Health Community Quality Collaborative

Gabi B

Gabi Baraghoshi, RN, MPH
Quality Improvement Specialist
Office: 801-213-4049

Heidi Bates

Heidi Bates, MHL, RN
Quality Improvement Specialist
Office: 801-587-2418

Steering Committee Organizations

  • University of Utah Department of Pediatrics (administrative home)
  • The American Academy of Pediatrics, Utah Chapter
  • The Utah Department of Health
  • Utah Family Voices
  • Voices for Utah Children
  • CoMagine
  • Intermountain Pediatrics
  • Intermountain Interprofessional Continuing Education
  • Copperview Medical
  • Utah Medicaid and Health Finance
  • Selecthealth
  • University of Utah Healthplans

Previous and Current Fundings

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • AAP Partnerships for Quality Grants
  • Marriner S. Eccles Foundation
  • Primary Children's Hospital Foundation
  • Sanofi Pasteur
  • Sorenson Legacy Foundation
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Foundation
  • Utah Medical Association Foundation
  • Utah Department of Health